Housekeeper/Gardener Couple ~ Avignon
An experienced domestic couple is required to provide housekeeping, light cooking, gardening and maintenance skills in a large rural 7 bedroom property close to Avignon. The British employers are seeking a couple who speak conversational French and English. The housekeeper should be able to cook family-style food when required. There are generally only two family members in residence year-round with additional family and guests staying during the summer months. This role requires one of the couple to be a knowledgeable and experienced ‘hands-on’ gardener; the grounds are approximately 2 hectares with topiary, a small maze, mature shrubs and trees, an olive grove and an orchard.
High level housekeeping
Family-style cooking when required
Laundry and ironing
Property and pool maintenance
Gardening and maintenance
Driving /Airport runs
A large independent one bedroom apartment is offered as accommodation.
Salary: €4k net pm
Start date: TBD
Couple ~ Property Manager/Head Housekeeper ~ St Remy POSITION NOW FILLED
A very experienced, highly professional management couple are required to care for and run a recently renovated property close to St Remy. The couple must have a minimum 5 years of experience running a similar type of high-level private property or a boutique hotel; one must have excellent Head Housekeeper experience to a 5* standard and be able to effectively lead a team of housekeepers during the busy summer season. The chateau is used by the owner and his family and additionally is available in the summer season months for exclusive rentals and special events. The chateau runs with an interior staff of 7-10 in high season.
The couple must have a flexible approach and should have the excellent management and hospitality skills required to work FOH whilst also efficiently running a property of this quality during the summer rental months.
This is not a formal family therefore a friendly, informal approach is what is required by the owner, however rental guests will expect 5* services. It is imperative that both of the couple speak French and English to a good level and that both are able to drive
A comfortable one-bedroom apartment located on the property is offered as accommodation.
Salary: €5knpm negotiable CDI
Start date: TBD
Please note: Applicants for positions based in France MUST have a current working visa/carte de sejour or be the holder of an EU passport